Meet the First Hijabi Athlete on the Cover of Women’s Health Magazine

Meet the First Hijabi Athlete on the Cover of Women’s Health Magazine

By Reem Tolba

  Meet the first hijabi athlete to get featured on the cover of Women’s Health Middle East; the one and only Emirati ice skater Zahra Lari. She is the first figure skater from the United Arab Emirates to ever compete internationally.   “Women’s Health Middle East is all about showcasing some of the amazing local […]

This Olympian Just Inspired Barbie to Finally Introduce a Hijab-Wearing Doll

This Olympian Just Inspired Barbie to Finally Introduce a Hijab-Wearing Doll

One of TIME magazine’s “100 Most Influential People” of 2016, Ibtihaj Muhammad, was honored with a one of a kind doll from Barbie!     Ibtihaj is the first American Olympian to ever compete while wearing a hijab, which made sense that her doll — that was given by Mattel in the Glamour Women of the Year LIVE […]

Saudi Arabia to Host Its First Ever Basketball Tournament for Women

Saudi Arabia to Host Its First Ever Basketball Tournament for Women

  History will be made in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia this weekend when the first official basketball tournament for women takes place.   King Abdullah’s Sports City in Jeddah — Al-Jowharah Stadium, to be specific — will host the all-women basketball matches on Saturday in support of breast cancer awareness. “We are grateful for […]

Basic Hijabi: We Talk to the Instagram Sensation About Her 40,000 Followers, Islamophobia and Being Muslim and American

Basic Hijabi: We Talk to the Instagram Sensation About Her 40,000 Followers, Islamophobia and Being Muslim and American

by Meriam Raouf

A post shared by Touria (@basichijabi) on Oct 14, 2017 at 7:31am PDT   We talked to Instagram wunderkind Touria Mrani-Talbi, the 17-year-old girl behind the popular Instagram account, @basichijabi.   Toria talks Islamophobic DMs, why she wears hijab, and the shock of having 40,000 followers before going to college.     Q: Let me […]

Meet Rahaf Khatib, the First Hijabi to Appear on the Cover of a Fitness Magazine

Meet Rahaf Khatib, the First Hijabi to Appear on the Cover of a Fitness Magazine

by Marwa Khalifa

A mother, a passionate runner, a marathoner, and a Muslim Syrian born/American woman, Rahaf Khatib, was one of the first hijabis to appear on the cover of an international magazine “Women’s Running”. She is one of the strongest influencers on Instagram, when it comes to issues of health.   Khatib is a true role model […]

Gap Features a Hijabi Model in Their Summer 2017 Campaign

Gap Features a Hijabi Model in Their Summer 2017 Campaign

To launch our new summer collection, we set out exploring, from coast to coast. Along the way we met truly amazing people (like you). Brave and loving, funny and powerful, complex and strong. You are Gap. And this is our portrait of an American summer. #IAmGap A post shared by Gap (@gap) on May 2, […]

Sarah Bahaa: The Egyptian Fashion Designer on a Mission to Change Hijabi Fashion

Sarah Bahaa: The Egyptian Fashion Designer on a Mission to Change Hijabi Fashion

  Whenever people say fashion designer, I would always imagine a man in a suit that’s going through a midlife crisis. As of recently, the fashion scene has changed so much in the Middle East, and we’ve been hearing names of younger designers who are making it big.   One of the recent ladies to […]

Tween Brand ‘Justice’ Celebrates Diversity with a Hijabi Model

Tween Brand ‘Justice’ Celebrates Diversity with a Hijabi Model

  With hijabi models rocking Yeezy’s runway and Anniesa Hasibuan’s dresses at New York Fashion Week, the veil that was once a taboo in the Western world is now celebrated. Ohio-based tween brand, Justice, just announced its latest theme “See Yourself in Justice.”   With over 900 Justice stores around the world, including the UAE, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, […]

This Hijabi 3arouset ElMouled Is the Last Common Sense Egypt Ever Had

This Hijabi 3arouset ElMouled Is the Last Common Sense Egypt Ever Had

Why is this happening? AlMawlid AlNabawy is hours away and there is worse news than the price of El3abd’s sweets, the 3arouset ElMouled’s horrific sense of fashion. While the hijabi doll appeared a couple of years ago and many found it cute and relevant, this year the following photos have been circulating on social media like crazy […]

8 Hijabi Makeup Artists You Seriously Need to Follow on Instagram

8 Hijabi Makeup Artists You Seriously Need to Follow on Instagram

By Shereen Ashraf

From working mothers to busy wives, young teenagers and much more. The makeup world is expanding more and more everyday, and hijabis have been slaying their way into it like the queens that they are. I, as a person who wears the veil, have compiled a list of my favorite hijabi makeup artists who have […]

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